It’s not often we find ourselves at the beginning of things. It’s always in medias res, in the middle. But sometimes, we’re fortunate enough to be around when something special takes place for the first time, when roots are planted, when the first steps are taken. Here is a single roll taken behind the scenes and backstage during the very first staged performance of Lina’s very own ballet school, Studio Dance by Lina, which just so happens to be The Nutcracker. The photographs may not be perfect, but they try their best to remember in advance, fondly, as I remember them all.
Shot on Kentmere 400, pushed to 1600 in Kodak HC110 Dilution B